Former Tigers Manager Dies

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers say former major league manager Steve Boros has died. He was 74.

The Tigers say Boros died on Wednesday night in Deland, Fla., where he had been in recent years. The team said it didn't have any other details on his death.

Boros managed the Oakland Athletics and San Diego Padres and also coached and scouted for several other clubs. He made his big league debut in 1957 with Detroit and hit three home runs in a game for the Tigers in 1962.

Boros worked in baseball for more than four decades. He spent the last nine years in the Tigers' organization. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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